Things to do in Utah with kids
Utah is a natural playground! It’s a state where you can see the really cool results of what water, wind and time can do to a landscape!
It’s a state where kids will be exposed to some of the most breathtaking national parks in the country - from the unusual Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, the fun Arches National Park and Canyonlands.
Utah also has awesome dinosaur attractions! From the Dinosaur Discovery Site and Eccles Dinosaur Park, kids will be in awe of some pretty incredible fossils. Boredom will certainly be extinct…!
Attractions such as High County Rafting are just waiting to take the family out onto the water, and history is back to life with Wheeler Historic Farm, Benson Grist Mill and the Natural History Museum of Utah.
It’s also the greatest snow on earth! That’s right - from deserts to snow! Northern Utah is a snow lovers haven, with resorts galore, including Deer Valley Resort, Nordic Valley and Gorgoza Park which is great for lessons for kids!
Packed full of kids fun, Utah is a place where kids can create wonderful memories and enjoy new experiences. It’s a playful state, and an incredibly impressive one at that!
Lagoon Fun at it's best! Over 40 rides - from the thrilling to the chilling - and of course the family friendly in the exciting theme park in Utah.
Tracy Aviary is a beautiful collection of over 130 species of birds. A beautiful, relaxing and educational day out for the whole family within Salt Lake City.
Utah's Hogle Zoo is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931, and spread out over 42 acres set in natural hillside terrain
A family friendly zoo in Utah with mammals, birds of prey, reptiles, great seasonal events and regular storytime sessions for kids!
Amazing interactive fun for kids and families in Utah at this great aquarium with not only ocean creatures, but snakes, birds, alligators and more!
The wonders of the planet's most impressive animals can be experienced in their natural habitats across a solid quarter mile of indoor mountain! Other features include the world insect collection, the interactive children's room, and the movie theatr....
The Living Planet Aquarium is fascinating and educational day out for the whole family, featuring a host of sea creatures to get up close to, with educational opportunities to understand the Earth and its living ecosystems.
A "waterpark" with a difference. Soak up the magic of these hot springs - both hot and cold but all natural!
A fun seasonal water park in Utah with thrills, spills, slides, beaches, rivers, and a kids cove! Great summer fun in Draper!
Two swimming pools and a 32ft water slide in this indoor fitness center in West Valley City, with something for the whole family! Lessons too.
A lovely community aquatic center with lap pools, playground, hot tubs and outdoor leisure pool.
Get cool in Utah's all year round ocean in Layton! With swimming, aerobics, and sports programs, it's a great way to keep fit!
Experience the largest water park in the whole of Utah with this fun family attraction! With 500,000 gallons of wave pool, free fall drops and lazy rivers to enjoy!
Come to Cherry Hill prepared to get wet! Huge wet play pirate ship with sound effects, lazy river, slides and flumes plus dry fun too!
Natural history, art exhibits, and kids can have a go at ploughing, blacksmithing, butter churning and other period craft activities! And it's FREE!
The Leo introduces kids to one-of-a-kind, interactive exhibits and give them the ability to participate in the ever-changing programs, informative workshops, and fascinating classes based around science, technology, art and creativity.
Interactive and role play exhibits created to give children the opportunity to imagine, create, learn and explore.
The Kimball Art Center is Park City's non-profit community art center. For 30 years, the Kimball has provided a venue for Park City residents and visitors alike to experience the visual arts in an intimate setting. The Kimball produces exciting exhib....
Over 400 interactive experiences in this Utah museum filled with adventures! From rainforests, magic, locomotives and playgrounds....incredible family fun!
A fascinating movie museum set on a Utah lodge, with horse riding and activities in the area.
A great, playful experience for the children to enhance their literacy and reading skills without realising they are learning!
Hill Aerospace Museum explores the history & heritage of the US Air Force, the Hill Air Force Base, and Utah aviation history!
Visitors to the Utah State Railroad Museum at Union Station are treated to a variety of interactive and pictoral displays and artifacts illustrating the construction of the transcontinental railroad. As visitors enter the Railroad Museum they pass un....
The museum was opened to the public in 1978, is accredited by the American Association of Museums and maintains membership in the "Natural Science Collections Alliance". Research collections of vascular and non vascular plants, invertebrate and verte....
The Springville Museum of Art is a family-friendly museum. The Youth Gallery and Children's Sculpture Garden are specially made to delight young visitors. Check our website for up-coming events, programs and classes for children.
Bountiful/Davis Art Center began as a collaboration between the University of Utah and Bountiful City. The city's wish for closer, local opportunities for college courses and a general fine arts program for its citizens was an excellent fit with the ....
An incredibly Natural History Museum in Utah which offers amazing kid and family fun and education. With hands-on activities, and close up exhibits covering minerals, space, history, and of course - DINOSAURS - it offers a true family friendly experi....
The Great Basin Museum features exhibits of pioneer memorabilia, early western farm equipment, pioneer home artifacts from the area & more!
The Western Mining and Railroad Museum is named so because of the engines required to help the trains climb the steep grades to Soldier Summit. The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad established the town when the railroad came through the area and coal, ....
The Museum of Church History and Art tells the story of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints through educational exhibits and programs. The museum collects and displays Latter-day Saint art and artifacts worldwide in a way that offers an e....
So much time is revealed here, even more geologic time than in the Grand Canyon. Within an 80-mile radius of Vernal, evidence of the entire Earth's history is visible. At its center is the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum. The ne....
National Historic Landmark and Utah Military History Center. Learn the exciting history of the from from 1862 through 1991. The Museum is in a 1876 barracks next to the Parade Ground. Outdoor exhibits include artillery, tanks, vehicles and helicopte....
Explore this fascinating museum with one of the largest displays of dinosaurs in the WORLD, with complete skeletons, hands-on exhibits and 3D theater!
Inflatables, slides, and great birthday parties at this family owned and operated indoor fun center in Utah!
Visit Utah's inflatable park and bounce area, where kids as young as 2 can tumble, bounce and have fun!
Great fun for active kids with mini golf, batting cages, laser tag, bumper boats, a kiddie cove and SO many great ways to use up that energy in Utah!
Great high-speed fun for kids aged 8 and over on this motorsports track, where they can feel like a champion!
Great center for active kids, with a waterpark, tennis courts, park, and open gym.
Experience sky diving in a vertical wind tunnel, where you don't have to jump out of a plane! Flying fun in Utah!
Year round adventure in Utah with zip lines and high ropes courses for over 5s, plus learning all about the Olympic heritage and much more!
The premiere location for Family Fun in Northern Utah with bowling, laser tag, roller skating and indoor play!
A visit to the ranch is both fun and educational. During winter months, a trip to Hardware Ranch makes a great outing that will provide the whole family with the memorable experience of viewing wild Rocky Mountain elk up close. During the summer, the....
An astonishing feat of nature, Arches National Park has over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, and is an outdoor adventure for the whole family in Utah.
Resting on top of the Colorado plateau, at over 10,000 feet in elevation, this breathtaking view awaits. Millions of years of sedimentation, uplift, and erosion are carving out this giant amphitheater, that spans some three miles, and is more than 20....
The Bonneville Salt Flats are a 159 square mile (412 km
Pineview Reservoir is the busiest reservoir for its size in the State of Utah. This is because of its close proximity to Davis and Weber Counties population centers. You can leave your home and be at the waters edge within one-half hour. The scenery ....
Five acres of gorgeous parkland with two play areas, basketball court, walking trails and plenty of open space to just go nuts in!
Capitol Reef National Park was established to protect The Waterpocket Fold natural feature, with 200 miles of trails and adventure!
One of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Bryce Canyon has a unique geology which every family should experience once in their lives! A true, Utah family adventure with incredible views!
The Ogden Nature Center is a 152-acre nature preserve open to the public for discovery and exploration. Outside you can enjoy picnic areas, tree houses, wander the trails and meet birds of prey. Inside you can explore two green buildings to learn abo....
The majestic peaks and rugged backcountry of the Wasatch-Cache lie within easy reach of one of the west's fastest growing metropolitan areas. Encompassing nearly 1.3 million ecologically-diverse acres, including seven Wilderness areas, the Forest is ....
Utah's FIRST National Park is nothing short of an amazing outdoor experience surrounded by incredible beauty., it's Zion National Park!
One of the most photographed landmarks in the entire USA, Monument Valley is filled with history, culture and breathtaking scenery. in Arizona
Traditional family activities including baseball diamonds, lit tennis courts, soccer field, nature and walking trails. Plus a science playground!
A brilliant National Park in Utah, where the whole family can experience canyons, mesas, and buttes, all having been eroded by the mighty Colorado River.
Amazing river adventures in Utah! River rafting and kayaking adventures right on your doorstep. Tours with lunch and fishing also options - who's ready for some family river fun!
The Heber Valley Railroad is Utah's magnificent steam passenger railroad. It is an historic tourist attraction based in Heber City, Utah. Trains cross the farmlands of the Heber Valley, follow the shore of Deer Creek Lake and descend into a majestic ....
Explore three spectacularly decorated caverns with brilliant formations and hiking trails in Utah. A great family adventure!
Peaks Ice Arena is a year round recreation facility with public skating, as well as lessons and hockey. Skating fun in Utah!
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons for those active kids over 8 years old, with great terrain parks covering over 20 acres - for all levels! Great Utah snow fun for the whole family!
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 and offering 27% green runs, plus snowshoeing, snowmobile tours and guided fly fishing.
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available, offering 30% green runs. Plus terrain training park and tubing hill with dedicated lift service.
SNOW FUN! Skiing lessons, a mountain gondola, summer activities and open routes perfect for family members of all ages - amazing Utah skiing fun for the family!
Skiing and snowboarding lessons for toddlers and children, plus Fort Frosty snow rides, mini snowmobiles and some serious tubing fun - all on the slopes of Utah!
Simply a giant educational toy box! Hands on exhibits and fascinating equipment suitable for the whole family.
Step back in time at this historic Tooele County attraction! Kids can explore fascinating buildings - including that famous mill - some over 150 years old!
The Heritage Center offers a variety of activities for individuals and families, as well as group tours and vacations. Whether you are passing through Cache Valley or making it your destination, the Center will be one of your favorite stops along the....
An actual restoration of a turn of the century dairy farm, this Utah attraction is great for kids who want to spend the day with historic house tours, fun farm animals, picnics and wagon rides!
Rare and unique dinosaur tracks and fossils for kids to explore and learn from. A prehistorically fascinating family day out in Utah!
This place has literally everything: from an outdoor water park to an indoor playground, 3D laser tag, plus bouncing, skating and more!
It really is all about fun with bowling, glow golf, billiards and an arcade too! Family fun in Salt Lake City with this indoor family fun center!
Top destination for family fun and excitement featuring bowling, golf simulators, family ropes-course, HUGE indoor playground, Lazer Frenzy and the world's first Miniature Croquet course!
A fun family friendly park with plenty of green space to run about and picnic in, plus the Park Discovery Trail, Dinosaur Sand Pit and Science Playground to enjoy! Great Utah park fun!
Let the fun Begin! Classic Fun Center has a bounce zone, roller skating,an arcade , laser tag and much more. We offer awesome Birthday Party Packages that are very affordable. Definately one of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for....
Brave the high tech advanced Haunted House in Salt Lake City featuring animatronics, lighting effects, lasers, and scary actors!
Tenpin Bowling, Glow in the Dark Pirate themed mini golf, plus extensive arcade with billiards tables.
Tenpin Bowling, Glow in the Dark Pirate themed mini golf and bumper cars plus extensive arcade with billiards tables.
Dinosaurs...dinosaurs....and MORE dinosaurs! This exciting collection of fascinating prehistoric creatures are ready for kids to come and experience them! From predators, marine animals to flying reptiles, there are more than 100 full-sized sculpture....
A fun and interactive climbing adventure zone for kids over 4 years! They can stretch their imagination with fun themed climbing elements while staying active and healthy. Great for parties too! Fun family fun in Utah - Funtopia!
Play some of the most State-of-The-Art Arcade Games as well as dozens of Blast-from-The-Past Classic Arcade Games.
Park City RV Resort is the perfect Utah mountain base for families wanting to enjoy World Class Ski Resorts, Champion Golf Courses, Hiking and Biking Trails, and Fly Fishing!
Simply stated, an RV Resort for RVers. Built and managed to accommodate the leisure traveler, you'll find everything you need and won’t find yourself mingled with long-term residents.
Views of the mountains and green pastures await you at the South Forty RV Park in Utah. With RV sites for all sizes, this park is a perfect base to explore the beautiful Marysvale area and all the activities that go with it!
A great family friendly RV Park to base yourselves in to enjoy all the outdoor activities Central Utah has to offer!
Southeastern Utah is waiting to be explored, and Shady Acres RV Park & Campground is a beautiful wildlife-filled 16 acre RV Park to base your family in while you get out and explore the natural wonders!